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In the Shadow of COVID-19, Drug Overdose Epidemic Rages On

March 01, 2021 09:58 AM
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More than 86,000 people died from drug overdoses last year in the U.S. – a massive increase of just over 24 percent. It is an epidemic that as VOA’s Veronica Balderas Iglesias reports, has been shoved in the shadows by the pandemic – but is no less serious a public health issue.

Camera: Veronica Balderas Iglesias  

Produced by: Veronica Balderas Iglesias